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T - TRUFFLES

T - TRUFFLES

TRUFFLES...

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U - URCHINS

U - URCHINS

URCHINS...

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V - VINEGAR

V - VINEGAR

Few people make the connection between vinegar and sour wine or vin aigre, but that is essentially what the word vinegar means. In fact, vinegar production can be as complicated and delicate a procedure as wine production itself…

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W - WINE

W - WINE

Whether you are a pineau enthusiast or a cognac connoisseur, you may wonder how Poitou-Charentes has room at all for any more grapes. But being sandwiched between two of France’s most celebrated wineproducing regions, Bordeaux and the Loire Valley, Poitou-Charentes is perfectly placed for a winegrowing region...

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X… MARKS THE SPOT

X… MARKS THE SPOT

GOING TO MARKET...

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Y - YOGHURT

Y - YOGHURT

YOGHURT...

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Z - ZING! FROM FRUIT & VEGETABLES

Z - ZING! FROM FRUIT &  VEGETABLES

Poitou-Charentes is known for its fields of sunflowers and corn but fruit and vegetables also grow in abundance. They can be bought direct from the farm or at one of the many local markets around the region. Also watch out for signs for maraîchers (market gardeners) across the region...

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